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Nov. 5, 2013
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"Twilight" fans rejoice! "Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga" came out on Blu-ray and DVD today, and secrets are spilling out about what went on behind the scenes.
Turns out, the creepiest thing on set wasn't the fake blood but a little animatronic baby.
Edward and Bella's half-vampire, half-human baby was initially going to be robotic. Luckily, the idea was scrapped because she was just too frightening.
The cast and crew dubbed "Chuckesmee" based on its similarities to a certain horror doll, according to Yahoo.
"Chuckesmee is one of the most grotesque animatronic babies ever to not be seen on film," producer Wyck Godfrey said.
Amber Portwood Goes Free
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It's shaping up to be a banner week for reality television stars.
"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood was released from an Indiana prison on Monday after serving 16 months on a five-year sentence, Us Weekly reported.
"She earned a combination of earned credit time for good behavior and completion of programming, which resulted in her period of incarceration being reduced," Indiana Department of Corrections spokesman Douglas S. Garrison told the magazine.
The teenage mother, now 23, was doing time as a result of her arrest on drug-possession charges in December 2011, according to E! News.
Idris Elba on Playing a Living Legend
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British actor Idris Elba is dishing on how he approached the role of former South African President Nelson Mandela in the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."
Elba spoke at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg and said that acting as the anti-apartheid leader was a gift, the Associated Press reported.